Welcome to the Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra

Our mission is to enrich, engage and educate through the power and performance of live music.

The vision of the Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra serves as a center of artistic excellence; through leadership and partnerships, nourishes spirits, develops intellectual and creative capital, adding value for all.
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Mar 21 - 11:21 am
"Art gives people a voice. It's a weapon of resistance." Well-stated Macklemore and LIFEWTR. https://www.aol.com/article/finance/2019/03/19/macklemore-arts-lifewtr/23696006/



Mar 20 - 3:57 pm
Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra and Central Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra Program would like to sincerely THANK Investors Community Bank and Wisconsin Public Service Foundation for sponsoring Family Fanfare. Tickets are available now! Call or visit us at the CWSO office. (715)345-7726 *We ask that you purchase tickets by a deadline of April 15th at 4 pm.



Mar 19 - 9:09 am
Devastating news for The Playhouse Theatre Group. We are sure the central Wisconsin community will band together to help them pull through.



Mar 18 - 1:48 pm
The Association of Wisconsin Symphony Orchestras is accepting applications for their scholarship for music students in grade 6 through 12 who play in an orchestral setting or string program. The deadline is March 30th.



Mar 18 - 12:34 pm
The Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra issues a call for applications for the position of Music Director. Letters of interest and applications due by May 3, 2019 to cwso@cwso.org. For complete information, please see the website: https://www.cwso.org/media/news/call-for-applications-music-director-2019-03-18/



Mar 15 - 11:23 am
Nearly 2000 students from 31 schools in 6 counties in our community came together yesterday to listen, sing, play, and learn with the CWSO as part of Carnegie Hall's Link Up program. We are so grateful to all the teachers, students, volunteers, performers, and contributors who made it happen! It was magic! #orchestrasings



Mar 13 - 11:12 am
We are so excited for Dorothy Vetter Educational Concerts for Fourth Graders (in partnership with the Carnegie Hall Link Up Program) TOMORROW! Bring on the kids!!! #orchestrasings #packersgiveback https://wausaupilotandreview.com/2019/03/12/cwso-participates-in-carnegie-halls-link-up-program-the-orchestra-sings/



Mar 8 - 2:16 pm
Congrats to Fox Valley Symphony Youth Orchestras and Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra on your successful Link Up concert! Next week it's our turn, and we are SO EXCITED! #orchestrasings



Feb 26 - 12:04 pm
Calling young instrumentalists currently in grades 8-11--win the opportunity to perform with the CWSO! The Betty Frost Jenkins Young Artist Concerto Competition will take place on May 11. Submit your repertoire for approval by March 15, and your application materials by April 1. https://www.cwso.org/events/cwso-events/event_7d46dfd48527/



Feb 26 - 11:22 am
This is an inspiring trend to see. We love classical music, especially LIVE classical music! https://news.sky.com/story/classical-music-strikes-a-chord-with-listeners-as-sales-soar-by-10-11606307


Mar 21 - 11:21 am
"Art gives people a voice. It's a weapon of resistance." Well-stated Macklemore and LIFEWTR. https://www.aol.com/article/finance/2019/03/19/macklemore-arts-lifewtr/23696006/